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Pope Benedict XVI Tweets For the First Time in This Video

By: Katie Pagnotta - Published: • References: twitter and laughingsquid
World leader Pope Benedict XVI tweets his first message to the world via his iPad.

The highly regarded religious leader has hit the inter-webs and is sure to gain thousands of followers. The Pope is already at 7,000+ followers and he only has one tweet. The numbers are sure to increase, as will his tweets. His first message to the world was as follows, "Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from my heart." The message is heartfelt, uplifting and gracious. The fact that the Pope is now on twitter is a game-changer and forcing the world to realize the importance and relevance of social media.

Pope Benedict XVI tweets the first time and who knows who's next.